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UCAS code: B06

Established in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience.

We are situated on the North Wales coast, between the mountains of Snowdonia and the Menai Strait. Although we're surrounded by nature, we're well connected to major towns and cities. 

Bangor University has a successful track record of working in partnership with businesses and the wider community and we are committed to our vital role in the social, cultural and economic life of the area. 
Source: Bangor University website

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

53%

MED

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

49%

LOW

Creative

68%

MED

Varied union activities

79%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 94% LOW
Average graduate salary £19k MED
Student satisfaction score 75% MED

Number of students

9,705

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

71%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

3%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

38%

of students are male

Young / Mature

31%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

15%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

272 comments (102 students)
    • Scholarship

      NHS bursary that at the time I applied was available for all NHS courses and was easy to apply for.

      2018, 2nd year, Adult Nursing

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    • Accommodation

      I live in Upper Bangor and it is very popular with other students. Means you dont have to deal with hills for certain subjects....

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      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

      Accommodation

      I live in Upper Bangor and it is very popular with other students. Means you dont have to deal with hills for certain subjects. I decided to live there because it was close to the place for all my lectures also near morrisons, the shop I was used to in first year. Also a really good crepe cafe. Also it is near the main pub for societies, Belle Vue and easy access to the train station.

      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accommodation

      Was difficult to find accomodation for 2 people that wasnt set up for a couple, not two friends. The reason we started early...

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      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

      Accommodation

      Was difficult to find accomodation for 2 people that wasnt set up for a couple, not two friends. The reason we started early was I was too relaxed last year and had very limited choice and ended up with a not so good house.

      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Support

      Havent asked for help. It's something I got myself in with the contract that they won't be able help me with I think.

      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Scholarship

      It came at the second half of last year to go towards music extra-ciricular activities.

      2018, 2nd year, Music Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accommodation

      We started looking so soon (October 2017) because we were aware that the houses were being advertised already. As we didn't...

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      2018, 1st year, Marketing Not Elsewhere Classified

      Accommodation

      We started looking so soon (October 2017) because we were aware that the houses were being advertised already. As we didn't want to spend too much we didn't mind looking earlier. Initially we searched through a private letting agent and found that they tended to put us under pressure to sign a contract there and then. Due to this (and the fact that they were very expensive) we started searching through the student union listings (that offer a list of certified trustworthy landlords) and found a brilliant house that had a private landlord. We went to view the house twice in November with the landlord and signed the contract in December as it was a very good price compared to other houses being advertised. We did not experience any difficulty and the student union reviewed our contract thoroughly (for free) before we signed.

      2018, 1st year, Marketing Not Elsewhere Classified

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